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  Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (12:48): Communications technology has been changing and will continue to keep changing at an almost frightening pace. I hesitate to identify myself as one who in 1979, as a newly married, sat on the end of a party line that had four kilometres of private line leading into the house.…

Address in Reply

  Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (16:44): It was a great pleasure to listen to the Governor-General when he opened this parliament in July this year. I have been reflecting upon his speech, and of course he was talking about what happened on 18 May: the return of a Morrison government, the return of the Liberal-led…

Get Your Socks Off Diabetes Event

  Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (13:34): Most would know that I am the co-chair of the ‘parliamentary enemies of diabetes’. Mr Deputy Speaker, I invite you, every other member of this place and their staff to come along to courtyard 27E between 11.30 am and 1 pm tomorrow and get your socks off to get…

Energy

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (19:45): This government is committed to bringing down power prices and keeping the lights on while meeting Australia’s emissions reduction targets. In August I was pleased to welcome energy minister Angus Taylor to the electorate of Grey, where we met with representatives from the energy sector and announced up to $40…

SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED TO DELIVER KEY REGIONAL SOUTH AUSTRALIAN ROAD UPGRADES

  The Australian and South Australian governments have shortlisted two consortia to deliver major works on the Joy Baluch AM Bridge duplication and the Port Wakefield Overpass and Highway duplication projects.   Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the projects were an investment in the region’s economy.…

Cashless Debit Card

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (11:37): It will come as no great surprise that I disagree with some of the comments from the member for Lingiari. I point out that it was just on four years ago that the then Assistant Minister for Social Services, the member for Aston, and I sat down with a leadership…

Space Infrastructure Fund

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (18:45): Quite excitingly, the 2019-20 budget provided $19.5 million for the Space Infrastructure Fund, and I want to speak on that today. I welcome the government’s ongoing interest in this area. My electorate has a strong connection with the space industry, through what is now the RAAF Woomera Range Complex, the…